Curvy girls and beach days have a love hate relationship. Love for sunshine and waves, hate for the overwhelming process of finding the perfect plus size bikini. Retailers have stepped their game up in the last few years, and thanks to some industry innovators, 2017 is the year for the #curvygirlbeachtakeover. When it comes to finding the perfect plus size bathing suits, what is more your style?
Here are 10 of this summer’s plus size swimwear must haves- more specifically, the perfect plus size bikini!
Still Looking for that Perfect Plus Size Bikini? We Found 10!
Swimsuits for All Charlatan Bikini
Ashley Graham has been making all of the headlines this year. Her partnership with Swimsuits For All has been fruitful, producing some amazing looks. This bikini is perfect for coverage and stability. Nobody has time for a nip slip this summer. Available in black and white.
Forever 21 Plus Size Sheeny Bikini
This simply, sexy bikini is perfect for the beach or pool! You could even wear the top as a bralette!
Lane Bryant Colorblock Longline Bikini
Lane Bryant is my go to for bras, and being able to get a bikini top in my bra size is a guaranteed perfect fit! The longline style and underwire provide a great shape and the strappy style is an edgy option for the poolside! The bottoms are super cute too!
Monif C Seychelles
Monif C might just be the queen of swimwear. Building partnerships with Forever21 and Asos, they never disappoint with new styles. The cutouts and ruffles will have you slaying any scene this summer. Available in black and white.
Rue107 Vega Bikini
Don’t pack up your long sleeves just yet. This suit from size inclusive brand Rue107 has mesh long sleeves and cutouts to spice up your summer. Available in yellow and red.
Adore Me Onaka Plus Bikini
Another place you can order separate sizes in the top and bottom is AdoreMe. Specializing in size inclusive lingerie, their swimwear certainly doesn’t disappoint either. If your style is more sporty, this suit is for you!
Target Women’s Plus Size High Neck Bikini – Ava & Viv
I’m appreciating Target’s new inclusivity! They were always my go to for swimsuits as a kid, and now that they’re expanding their plus-size designs, they are still my go to for affordable swimwear. Every girl needs a trendy suit, whether she’s enjoying her summer in the tropics or by the pool, and this suit’s high neck and halter straps shake up the traditional style.
Eloquii Off the Shoulder Ruffle Bikini
Off the shoulder is the 2017 summer style! Removable straps are always beneficial, and this ruffle, off-shoulder style is serving major summer vibes.
Ashley Stewart Cheetah Print Ruched Bikini
Throwback to Marilyn Monroe in this leopard print, ruched skirt bikini! Everyone needs some leopard print in their wardrobe at some point, and Ashley Stewart has you covered!
This super cute halter bikini from ASOS is the perfect addition to your swimwear collection! The high-waisted bikini bottoms are perfect if you don’t want to show too much of your midsection, but still want to rock a bikini!
So ladies! Which of these bikinis could you see yourself in? I love that most of these can be mixed and matched or actually wore with a regular outfit! The colors, prints, and styles are trendy, bold, and sure to make you standout from the crowd! Where are you in your plus size swimwear search?
Don’t forget the SPF, sunhat, snacks, and flip flops! Let me know which of these you like the most, share your pictures of yourself in your swimwear!
AND if you are looking for more places to shop,
make sure you check out our Plus Size Boutique Directory
that features plus size brands & boutiques for all your swimwear desires!
Until next time!!
I'm Dominique! I'm a fashion activist with a Bachelor's Degree in Apparel Design and Merchandising and a Master's Degree in Fashion Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies. Bylines include V Magazine, the Observer, and theGIRLMOB. I like my pizza with bacon and ranch, I'm always listening to soca music, and I'm here for radical body positivity!